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3 Causes of Employee Burnout And 3 Ways to Prevent It

3 Causes of Employee Burnout And 3 Ways to Prevent It

Employee burnout is bad news. Decreased productivity and morale are only two of the negative impacts your company is up against when employees feel burned out.

So, how can you help employees stay engaged and avoid burnout? Using data from a recent Gallup study, this infographic will show you how to avoid employee burnout and keep employees happy today and into the future.

  • How prevalent employee burnout is
  • Three common causes of employee burnout
  • Three ways to prevent employee burnout

Employee Burnout

3 Reasons Your Employees Are Feeling Burned Out

Unfair Treatment

Employees who report that they’re often treated unfairly at work at 2.3 times more likely to experience burnout.

Unmanageable Workload

“In sports psychology, coaches use the term ‘mental quicksand’ to describe how moments of poor performance can cause athletes to feel overwhelmed. This leads to further poor performance and damage to their confidence that continues to drag them down.”

—Ben Wigert and Sangeeta Agrawal, Gallup

Unclear Roles

Only 60 percent of employees know what is expected of them at work.

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